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Man sentenced to life plus 40 years in Missouri cop's death

Sep. 21, 2022 14:30 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was sentenced Wednesday to life plus another 40 years in prison in the 2019 shooting death of a suburban St. Louis police officer. Bonette Meeks, 29, was convicted in June of second-degree murder, armed criminal action, unlawful possession of a...

Prosecutors: Inmate confessed to killing 4 women in 1990

Sep. 19, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A convicted murderer serving a life sentence for killing a man in 1995 has confessed to strangling four women five years earlier, St. Louis-area prosecutors announced Monday. Gary Muehlberg, a 73-year-old inmate at the Potosi Correctional Center in southeastern...

Reds shut down Cardinals and Albert Pujols in 3-0 win

Sep. 18, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stuart Fairchild homered and Luis Cessa tossed five shutout innings as the Cincinnati Reds shut down Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Sunday. The 42-year-old Pujols, who entered the game with 698 home runs, went 0 for 4. He received a lengthy...

Missouri couple charged after toddler shoots himself in head

Sep. 18, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri couple has been charged with child endangerment after a 21-month-old St. Louis boy found a gun that had been left down on a television stand and fatally shot himself in the head. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that prosecutors say the boy's mother...

Molina homers, Pujols goes hitless as Cards sweep Reds

Sep. 17, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a two-run drive while Albert Pujols went hitless in his quest for 700 homers, and the St. Louis Cardinals swept a doubleheader from the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 and 1-0 in 11 innings on Saturday. Pujols started at first base in the opener and hit...

Albert Pujols hits 698th homer, helps Cards beat Reds 6-5

Sep. 17, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 698th home run, a tying two-run drive in the sixth inning that sparked the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Friday night. Pujols hit a first-pitch slider from Raynel Espinal 427 feet into the left-field stands for his 19th...

Albert Pujols hits 698th home run, ties game for Cardinals

Sep. 16, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 698th home run, a two-run drive that pulled the St Louis Cardinals into a sixth-inning tie with the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Pujols hit a first-pitch slider Raynel Espinal 427 feet into the left-field stands for his 19th home run of...

College FB Hall of Famer, NFL OL Shelby Jordan dies at 70

Sep. 16, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Shelby Jordan, whose spectacular career at Washington University in St. Louis earned him a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame and an 11-year NFL career, has died. He was 70. Jordan died on Sept. 9, according to statements released Friday by the College...

'Sweetie Pie' star found guilty in nephew's shooting death

Sep. 16, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal jury on Friday convicted a former star of the St. Louis-based reality TV show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” of arranging the shooting death of his nephew. The jury deliberated about 17 hours over three days before reaching its verdict in the...

Reds snap six-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 3-2

Sep. 15, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nick Senzel and Aristides Aquino hit solo home runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Thursday night to snap a six-game losing streak in the opener of a five-game series. The loss cut the Cardinals' lead in the National League Central to 7...